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An abuser's access to a firearm increases the risk of intimate partner femicide by 400%. #DVFACTS
19% of intimate partner violence involves a weapon. #DVFACTS
Victims of intimate partner violence are at increased risk of contracting HIV or other STI's due to forced intercourse and/or prolonged exposure to stress. #DVFACTS
Victims of intimate partner violence lose a total of 8 million days of paid work each year, the equivalent of 32,000 full time jobs. #DVFACTS
Domestic violence can result in physical injury, psychological trauma and even death. The devastating consequences of domestic violence can cross generations and last a lifetime for the individuals. #DVFACTS
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National Hotline 800-787-3224 | 800-787-3224 (TTY)

About Us

The Domestic Violence Intervention Center (DVIC), formerly East Alabama Taskforce for Battered Women’s, was incorporated as a 501 (3)c non-profit agency in 1980 with its shelter accepting its first client in 1981.  Serving five counties (Chambers, Lee, Macon, Randolph and Tallapoosa Counties).  DVIC provides a 24-hour crisis line, a confidential emergency shelter, case management, legal advocacy, child advocacy, counseling, referrals to community agencies, support groups, and transportation.

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Services

Our services are all free and available to anyone who is a survivor of domestic violence regardless of gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, immigration status, age or disability. Our services include: a 24-hour Crisis Hotline (334-749-1515), emergency shelter/safety planning, case management, court and legal advocacy, therapy, support groups, and outreach and education.

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Domestic Violence Quiz

The following quiz can assist you as you navigate your current situation, we have prepared a list of question that you can ask yourself if you are trying to determine if you are in a domestic violence relationship. These questions help identify various forms of abuse and help you understand your situation.

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Get Involved

Domestic Violence Center is always in need of a helping hand.  We’re asking for your help! We need volunteers, interns, and donations

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